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Schools newsletter autumn 2017

How fair is your school’s funding? School funding has become a prominent issue in politics this year. It is widely acknowledged that this is due to the work done by […]

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TELL THE TORIES TO PAY UP NOW

The Tory Party’s policy of austerity has created a growing crisis in all our public services. Cuts in benefits, pay not keeping up with inflation, an ageing population and cuts […]

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Pay Up Now!

For years now public service workers have seen their pay held back by government in the name of austerity. First a freeze then a cap, resulting in public sector pay […]

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JUSTICE SERVED

We are delighted to tell you that UNISON Legal Services has been successful in its challenge to Employment Tribunal Fees. On Wednesday the 26-07-17, the Supreme Court, the UK’S highest […]

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Jeremy Corbyn speaking at Unison conference #UNDC17

In his  speech he promises to remove the wage cap on Public Services on his first day, if and when he becomes Prime Minister, watch the whole speech HERE

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UNISON CALLS FOR  A 5% PAY RISE FOR ALL

AND THE FOUNDATION LIVING WAGE FOR THE LOWEST PAID  UNISON, GMB and Unite have lodged (14 June 2017) the following pay claim for all council and school workers employed on NJC […]

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SCHOOL SUPPORT STAFF DEVELOPMENT WEEK

Monday 24th – Friday 28th July, school support staff development week A summer program for support staff in schools across the North West Take a look at what’s on offer from UNISON […]

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BARROWFORD SCHOOL HLTAs AND TAs DEMOTED, DEVALUED AND ON THE SCRAP HEAP

The Head Teacher and Governing Body are rushing through cuts that will decimate the level of support provided in the day to day teaching and support for your child. WHY […]

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TULO: DAYS OF ACTION

THE TRADE UNIONS LABOUR ORGANISATION (TULO) is an organisation that comes together to support LABOUR campaigns and the North West TULO days of action have just been announced for the June […]

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Get help with school uniform costs this summer

Struggling to make ends meet? Worried about back to school costs? Help is on hand We have set up a limited fund to help UNISON members on low income with […]

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